The UK is interested in increasing imports of sugar,
shrimp and cashew nuts from Mozambique, said Mozambique's minister
for industry and trade, Armando Inroga, speaking about the results
of the three-day visit by President Armando Guebuza to the UK,
according to a report carried by The Mozambique
Cited by Mozambiquan news agency AIM, the minister did not specify
quantities for the products and noted only the interest shown by
the UK in increasing imports.
The minister also said that he believed in the long term the
balance of trade between the UK and Mozambique would change to
benefit Mozambique as agricultural exports increased.
Trade relations between the two countries are currently weighed
against Mozambique to the tune of 1-billion meticals. This as a
result of exporting shrimp, cashew nuts and sugar as well as other
products worth 6.2-bn meticals and imports of equipment and
materials worth in excess of 7-b.
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